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Cool Watermelon Pops Recipe

Cool Watermelon Pops Recipe

The kids are going to flip for the miniature chocolate chips in these picture-perfect pops. They’re almost too cute to eat (but you’ll be glad you did). —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + freezing YIELD:28 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 package (3 ounces) watermelon gelatin
  • 1 envelope unsweetened watermelon cherry Kool-Aid mix
  • 2 cups refrigerated watermelon juice blend
  • 1/3 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 cups prepared limeade
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons green food coloring, optional
  • 28 freezer pop molds or 28 paper cups (3 ounces each) and wooden pop sticks

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the water, sugar, gelatin and Kool-Aid mix; stir until sugar is dissolved. Add watermelon juice. Fill each mold or cup with 3 tablespoons watermelon mixture. Freeze until almost slushy, about 1 hour. Sprinkle with chocolate chips. Top molds with holders. If using cups, top with foil and insert sticks through foil. Freeze.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine limeade and food coloring if desired. If using freezer molds, remove holders. If using paper cups, remove foil. Pour limeade mixture over tops. Return holders or foil. Freeze until firm. Yield: 28 pops.

Nutritional Facts

1 pop equals 64 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 11 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 starch.